Free Press Journal
  • Complaint against singer Papon for ‘inappropriately kissing’ minor girl on reality show

    New Delhi: A complaint has been registered against Bollywood singer Angarag Papon Mahanta, famously known as Papon, for ‘inappropriately kissing a minor girl’. The incident reportedly took place during the shoot of a Holi celebration on the sets of a Hindi singing reality show where the girl is among the contestants. Supreme Court lawyer, Runa Bhuyan filed a complaint against him under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

  • Australian Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce resigns amid sexual harassment claim

    Canberra: Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce announced his resignation on Friday following an allegation of sexual harassment.
    Joyce tweeted: “On Monday (February 26) morning I will step down as the Leader of @The_Nationals and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. I would like to thank everyone for offering their support to me, especially the people of New England,” reports Efe news.

  • 2019 Volvo V60 Previews New India-Bound S60 Sedan

    Volvo has taken the wraps off the second-generation V60 in Stockholm, Sweden. It is an estate version of the yet-to-be-revealed third-gen S60 sedan. According to the US media the 2019 S60 sedan will be revealed this summer in the USA. Volvo currently retails the outgoing second-gen S60 in the country. And since its estates and sedans bear the same front fascia and interior the new V60 certainly previews what we can expect from the

  • Canadian PM Justin Trudeau inspects guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    New Delhi: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday inspected a guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Trudeau, along with his wife Sophie and children Xavier, Ella-Grace, and Hadrien.

  • Indore: Researchers develop nanoparticles capable of detecting humidity accurately

    Indore: Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT-I) have developed nanoparticles that can be used to measure humidity of a region accurately. According to a report published by Research Matters, the researchers developed shape-controlled cobalt ferrite (CoFe2O4) nanoparticles (NP) and tested its ability to sense the humidity of a region.

  • Indore: Build dream homes well within your budget with IIID Showcase

    Indore: ‘Showcase -2018’, an exhibition of designer home products by Institute of Indian Interior Designer (IIID), began on a promising note here on Thursday, with a cache of modern furniture and other products put on display for public by more than 151 participating companies from across the globe. Moreover, many companies even launched their products at the event.

  • Maharashtra, Western Maharashtra, Western Maharashtra farmers, electricity due, Nationalist Congress party, Sharad Pawar, Chandrashekhar Bawankule, agriculture

    Indore: Power supply to DRO snapped, action on others soon

    Indore: In a major crackdown on electricity bill defaulters, Western Region Power Distribution Company (Discom) snapped power connection to deputy registrar’s office (DRO) in Shopping Complex area on Thursday.

  • Madhya Pradesh: 16-year-old girl hacked to death with sword outside school

    Anuppur (Madhya Pradesh): A 16-year-old girl was hacked to death with a sword outside her school at Kotma village in Madhya Pradesh’s Anuppur district. The incident came to light on Thursday, when the girl, who was studying in class 11 of an all girl’s government school was attacked with a sword on her neck, where she died on the spot, said the police officials.

  • Ujjain: Guest lecturers demand ‘equal work, equal pay,’ protest intensifies in city after Bhopal

    Ujjain: Guest lecturers of various departments of higher education held a general meeting at Tower Square on Wednesday, to protest against oppressive policies of the Government and raised the slogan “equal work, equal pay”, demanding that guest lecturers be made permanent. Staging a demonstration, the lecturers made ‘pakodas’ and held a candle march. A large number of guest lecturers, class 3 and 4 workers union and gazetted officers participated in the protest.

  • Key Indian equity indices open on higher note

    Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices on Friday opened on a higher note with healthy buying in metals, consumer durables, banking and auto stocks. Around 9.17 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by 36.85 points or 0.35 per cent to trade at 10,419.55 points.

  • Ujjain: Mayor, CMC in frantic bid to ‘clean up,’ as Central ‘Swachhta’ team reaches city

    Ujjain: The central team of ‘Swachhta Survey 2018’ reached the city on Thursday. The team will engage in checking of documents in the first stage of its proceedings. Before the arrival of the team, the Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) team ran a cleanliness drive throughout Wednesday night. This was done in an attempt to become number one in the cleanliness survey. With the central team engaged in checking documents, mayor Meena Jonwal

  • Indore Crime Round-up: Man injured in sword attack

    Indore: A 45-year-old man was allegedly thrashed, stabbed and threatened by his brother, sister-in-law and one other person following an altercation in Depalpur area on Wednesday. According to police, victim Uday Singh alleged that his brother Lal Singh, sister-in-law Shivani and Dinesh abuse him verbally following a dispute and attacked him with a sword causing critical injury on his neck.

  • Indore: ‘Theatre neither a hobby nor profession, it’s a part of life’

    “Theatre develops your personality; you learn to communicate with hundreds of people while working on stage, managing your body language and also, voice modulation to make effective communication skills. With these skills and specialisation, your personality shines and you seem to stand out. While doing different roles on stage, you improve your management skills,” says theatre personality Shrutika Jog Kalamkar.

  • Swachh Survey: Central team checks situation on ground in Indore

    Indore: With the Swachh Survey taking place to find out cleanest city in the country for the year 2018, armed with hi-tech gadgets, a team of central government on Thursday started field verification of the standard of cleanliness and sanitation situation maintained by Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) in city.